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    RE: preservation

    Hi Julie, Do you have a photo you can upload possibly?  I'm trying to picture what context you're dealing with.  Can you give us a little more information about the logs, if they have any kind of stain/ sealant, etc.?  I'll also check in with our experts ...

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    RE: Photo color types

    Gawain -       They don't look like color photographs that have faded or stained with age. The type of toning I mentioned was especially in vogue in the 1940s -1950s. Check out this ad from Popular Photography June 1946. p. 137 - below. The Edwal toners ...

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    RE: Photo color types

    Hi David-- Those look like B+W photos that have gotten strange colors thru copying. They don't particularly look like chemically toned photographs which would most likely be sepia-toned (brown), selenium-toned (neutral or slightly purple-black), or a ...

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    RE: Photo color types

    Thanks Susan. Your suggestion makes perfect sense. ------------------------------ David Cranston Curator Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society Lake Luzerne NY (518) 696-4520 ------------------------------

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    preservation

    Dear colleagues, In my neighborhood, we just had an 1880's two story log house dismantled. The company graciously left some of the logs for our historical society to make and outdoor display. There were some old newspapers circa 1880's stuck to the ...

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